ELLICOTT CITY, Md. — The Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks is closing the following recreational areas to encourage social distancing and discourage any gatherings at parks:
- All basketball courts
- Volleyball courts
- Tennis courts
- Pickleball courts
- Skate parks
- Disc golf course
These additional closures will be in effect as of Tuesday, March 31.
Playgrounds will remain closed. Parks gates will remain closed, but the parks will be available for people to walk, run, hike or bike as long as they are practicing social distancing.